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Lionel Messi scored his 50th career international goal for Argentina on a penalty kick. 

By SI Wire
March 29, 2016

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Lionel Messi has another milestone to his name.

The Argentina star scored his 50th career goal in international play on Tuesday, burying a penalty shot into the right side of the net. The goal came during a CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying match against Bolivia, giving Argentina a 2-0 lead.

Messi is now within six goals of Gabriel Batistuta's Argentina record of 56 career international goals.

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